Hotel Grounds Keeper


Full time Posted 31.03.2021
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About the Role

Lime Wood, Lyndhurst, Hampshire

Hotel Grounds Keeper

Full-Time, including weekends.

Start date: Immediate start.

We are currently seeking for a Hotel Grounds Keeper to join our skilled Garden Team.

Set in the heart of the New Forest National Park, Lime Wood is laid-back luxury at its best, with Chefs Angela Hartnett and Luke Holder at the helm of the kitchen and an award-winning wellness spa in the grounds.

We are looking for a dedicated Hotel Grounds Keeper to join the team at one of the most exciting hotel and restaurant groups in the UK.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience of working in extensive and diverse gardens, completing a variety of general grounds maintenance and horticultural tasks. Relevant qualifications and experience with a variety of machinery would also be an advantage.

We are dedicated to making Lime Wood an inspiring, exciting, and fun place to work and in return you can expect something a little different:

– Numerous retail discounts via our Perkbox Scheme

– Discounted room rates and complimentary staff stays across our group

– Discounted food & beverage

– 28 days holiday rising by 1 day each year for the first 5 year

Plus, much more, for more information about what we can do for you, visit our careers section of our webpage at

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Why Lime Wood...

In return for your hard work you can expect something a bit different:

  • Genuine personal, tailored development
  • Craft training with our Italian menu
  • Our award-winning Apprentice schemes
  • Training on anything from bee keeping to helicopter landing skills and everything else in between
  • Access to leading hoteliers and hospitality entrepreneurs to develop your career and keep it interesting
  • Placements across hotels, departments, even a ski season or on a summer on a super yacht
  • Budding Entrepreneur programme, which can provide you with the skills needed to run our hotels, and maybe one day your own.
  • Wide range of recognised qualifications and development opportunities to further your career

Plus everything else you would expect, competitive salary, holidays, great staff rates and so much more.

Who we are...

Lime Wood is laid-back luxury at its best – a stunning building set in the middle of the forest landscape. A multi-award-winning 5-star 32 bed hotel with everything from our Herb House Spa to a Green house guests can eat in. Set in the heart of The New Forest National Park and 1 mile from the village of Lyndhurst

The Hartnett Holder & Co. restaurant has a different approach to hospitality – fine dining has been thrown out and replaced with a fun dining experience which includes seasonal, locally sourced and fresh British food with an Italian twist. There’s no need for a suit and tie here! The team at Lime Wood provide the highest level of service within a relaxed environment, making our guest feel truly at home.